SOCI 2003 Interpersonal Cyberviolence | College of Extended Learning | UNB

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Interpersonal Cyberviolence

Subject Course No. Credit Value
Sociology SOCI 2003 Three (3) credit hours

This is a core course for the Family Violence Issues Certificate Program at UNB but can be taken separately from the Certificate Program. This course addresses and identifies gender stereotypes that directly lead to gender-based cyber violence and how these ideologies set the stage for victim-blaming discourses. Within this course, you will learn about gender hate speech, cyber exploitation and blackmail, non-consensual intimate photo sharing, misogyny, swatting, doxing, trolling, etc.

Note: This course is cross listed as FVI 2003. Credit can only be obtained for one of FVI 2003 and SOCI 2003.

Disclaimer: Some of the content may include topics that students could find traumatizing, triggering or offensive. The material in this course can include strong language, sexual content, violence and inequities.

Contact the instructor to request a syllabus.

Instructor: Shannon Waite
Prerequisite: None

What you will learn

This course is designed to help you:

  • Understand how gender stereotypes and ideologies are directly related to cyberviolence.
  • Learn about the many forms of cyberviolence using relevant examples and theory.
  • Explore how to prevent cyberviolence, assist those who experience it, and protect yourself against it.

Students have six months from the registration date to complete the course. All course exams and/or assignments must be completed by the designated end date.

Assignments and examinations

  • 10 x module assignments (70% total)
  • 10 x journal reflection (10% total)
  • 1 x research paper (20% total)

Fees and payments

There is a $150 non-refundable/non-transferable online fee per course in addition to applicable tuition & fees. Learn more about our payment options.

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